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17.01.19: Amin TahaSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on the work of Groupwork + Amin Taha including an interview with its founder, a full timeline of the practice’s work, and building studies of two mixed-use projects in Islington: the controversially stone-fronted 15 Clerkenwell Close and a residential/retail block at 168 Upper Street. PLUS Will architects cut down on concrete after a report says it is responsible for 8 per cent of global CO2 emissions;
AJ Specification 12.18: Brick & stoneSubscription
Brick and stone: Drumnakyle farmhouse by Taylor Architecture Practice; Hans Place, new-build apartments in Knightsbridge, by Squire & Partners; and University Arms Hotel porte cochère, Cambridge, by John Simpson Architects.
13.12.18: Looking back / looking forwardSubscription
The final AJ of the year looks back at the past 12 months and forward to the year ahead. We review 2018’s key architectural events and trends and preview the stories set to dominate the new year. We also pick out the people to watch in 2019 and highlight eight key buildings set to complete. And to make sure you’ve been paying attention, there’s a Christmas quiz on the events that shook the architectural world in 2018 and a chance to play spot the building. PLUS a building study of Karakusevic ..
06.12.18: AJ Architecture AwardsSubscription
The latest issue features this year’s AJ Architecture Awards with 73 pages of winning and shortlisted schemes. There are also building studies of Witherford Watson Mann’s opera house at Nevill Holt in Leicestershire; and a partially subterranean north London house by Takero Shimazaki Architects. PLUS The era of the super low fee bid is back in a new wave of aggressive fee-cutting; and we meet Emma Dent Coad, ...
The latest AJ features three cultural projects within existing buildings: Haworth Tompkins’ restoration of Battersea Arts Centre; the V&A Photography Centre by David Kohn Architects; and DRDH’s Site Gallery in Sheffield. PLUS In conversation with Amin Taha; how practices are facing higher insurance premiums post-Grenfell fire; reaction to Roger Scruton’s appointment as ‘housing ...
AJ Specification 11.18: Fire & insulationSubscription
Fire and insulation: South London Gallery by 6a Architects; Shawm House, Northumberland, by Mawson Kerr Architects; Little Horsecroft, Suffolk, by IF_DO
The latest AJ features building studies of four housing projects: Ordnance Road in Enfield by Peter Barber Architects; Hortsley retirement housing in East Sussex by RCKa; Barbauld Road in Stoke Newington by Stephen Taylor Architects; and Anderston Regeneration Phases 4 and 5 in Glasgow by Collective Architecture. PLUS The AJ’s Parenting Survey shows architecture is struggling to adapt to a flexible ...
AJ Specification 10.18: LightingSubscription
Lighting: Fluid Workspace, Hammersmith, by Nex; Two St Peter’s Square, Manchester office building by SimpsonHaugh and Partners; Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer restoration, Southbank Centre, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.
25.10.18: The money issueSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on money with the results of the latest salary survey showing architects’ pay has stagnated and women are still paid less than men for doing the same work. There are building studies of Heatherwick Studios’ Coal Drops Yard retail project in King’s Cross, MICA Architects’ Centre Point redevelopment in central London and Foster + Partners’ Principal Tower luxury housing scheme PLUS the RIBA ...
11.10.18: V&A DundeeSubscription
The latest AJ features building studies of Kengo Kuma’s long-awaited V&A Dundee; David Chipperfield Architects’ redevelopment of Selfridges in London; and Park House, a hotel and housing scheme in London’s Stratford by East Architecture. PLUS Unpicking the row over Amin Taha’s Clerkenwell Close building; the AJ talks to 2019 RIBA Gold Medal winner Nicholas Grimshaw; we examine how will the combustible ...
27.09.18: RIBA Stirling Prize 2018Subscription
The AJ celebrates this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist with building studies of the six finalists: Foster + Partners’ Bloomberg London, Waugh Thistleton’s Bushey Cemetery, Henley Halebrown’s Chadwick Hall, Tate St Ives by Jamie Fobert Architects, MUMA’s Storey’s Field Centre and Eddington Nursery, and The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre by Níall McLaughlin Architects, as well as an overview ...
AJ Specification 09.18: RetrofitSubscription
Retrofit: Memorial Hall, Marlborough College by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt Architects; Nottingham City Homes 2050 pilot by Studio Partington; The Magistrates offices and café in Walthamstow by Gort Scott Architects
The latest AJ features the winners of our 2018 Retrofit Awards, a celebration of creative repurposing covering 13 different building categories; as well as a full building study of the overall winner: Ian Ritchie Architects’ Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall for the Royal Academy of Music in London; and a study of a possible future contender: Featherstone Young’s Tŷ Pawb retrofit arts building ...
The latest AJ focuses on schools, with building studies of Edinburgh’s Boroughmuir High School by Allan Murray Architects; and two schools in the London Borough of Southwark: Haverstock’s Belham Primary School and Cottrell & Vermeulen’s Bellenden Primary School. PLUS We meet Patricia Brown, the behind-the-scenes fixer with big ideas for London’s future; and we look back at a controversial RIBA presidential ...
09.08.18: Public realmSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on landscape and public realm with studies of John Puttick Associates’ Preston Bus Station refurb, new buildings for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Reed Watts and the mighty reworking of London Bridge station by Grimshaw to a masterplan by tp bennett. In News, Will Hurst asks whether the Garden Bridge trustees could be personally liable for the losses accrued by the scrapped ...
26.07.18: Student specialSubscription
We are proud to present the work of the students nominated for the first ever AJ Student Prize, which comprises both undergraduate and postgraduate projects. You can also find in our 116-page student special 10 student show reviews; the results of our annual student survey, which shine a light on the cost of qualifying; and a feature on the new architect apprenticeships. PLUS Who’s the favourite for Stirling ...
AJ Specification 07.18: Doors and windowsSubscription
Doors and windows: Waterloo Community Farm Education Barn by Feilden Fowles; Canal House, next to London’s Regent’s Canal by Emrys Architects; 145 Kensington Church Street mixed-use development by SPPARC
The latest AJ focuses on homes, with building studies of Tonkin Liu’s RIBA National Award-winning Old Shed New House in North Yorkshire; Mole Architects’ Fijal House in Cambridgeshire; and a house in Hollybrook Grove, Dublin, by David Leech Architects. We also look at why so few Country House Clause projects win planning approval. PLUS a Yorkshire parliament concept wins the top architecture prize at the RA ...
21.06.18: RIBA National AwardsSubscription
The latest AJ features all 49 winners of this year’s RIBA National Awards, ordered into nine sector categories with cultural and higher-education projects particularly plentiful; and we speculate as to which schemes could feature in this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist. PLUS A year after the Grenfell Tower Fire, architects discuss why the profession has struggled to find its voice on the disaster; Lendlease chief Jonathan Emery talks about the developer’s ...
Walls, ceilings and partitions: Downs House refurb and extension in Suffolk by James Gorst Architects; Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, by Evans Vettori Architects; Warwick Street office and retail in Soho by Squire & Partners